Buff-collared Nightjar Antrostomus ridgwayi

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Caprimulgidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Marîa del Coro Arizmendi, Claudia I. Rodríguez-Flores, Carlos A. Soberanes-González, Tom Johnson, and Thomas S. Schulenberg


Conservation Status

Buff-collared Nightjar has a broad distribution, and although the population, although not quantified, is believed to be in decline, the IUCN Red List status of Buff-collared Nightjar is Least Concern (BirdLife International 2013). In Mexico it is not considered to be a threatened species.

Effects of human activity on populations

The population of Buff-collared Nightjar is believed to be in decline due to ongoing habitat desctruction (BirdLife International 2013).

Recommended Citation

Arizmendi, M. d. C., C. I. Rodríguez-Flores, C. A. Soberanes-González, T. Johnson, and T. S. Schulenberg (2013). Buff-collared Nightjar (Antrostomus ridgwayi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.bucnig.01